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Compare Laowa 20mm F4 Zero-D Shift vs Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 [Canon RF] vs Samyang AF 14mm F2.8 EF [Canon EF]

Reviews

Neo score
75%
40%
50%
Pros
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Shift functionality
  • 14-bladed aperture
  • Rather compact and lightweight
  • Wide angle of view
  • Good resolution
  • Weather-sealed
  • AF-MF switch
  • Good autofocus
Cons
  • Large diameter
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Notable distortion
  • Strong vignetting
  • Large diameter
  • Lacks front filter thread
  • Basic build

Price

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Variants

Canon RF
Sony FE
Canon EF
Nikon F

Construction

Aperture Blades
14 blades
7 blades
7 blades
Colors
Black
Black
Form Factor
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Ultra Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
Medium Format (44x33)
Full-Frame
Full-Frame
Lens Barrel
Physical aperture ring, Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Canon EF-mount, Canon RF-mount, Fujifilm G-mount, Leica L-mount, Nikon F-mount, Nikon Z-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sony E-mount
Canon RF-mount
Canon EF-mount
Optical Formula | Elements
16 elements
14 elements
15 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
11 groups
10 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 aspherical elements, 3 ED elements groups
2 ED, 3 aspherical, 1 HR + Ultra Multi Coating groups
1 ED, 2 ASP, 4 HR + Ultra Multi Coating groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
82 mm / 3.23 in
Size | Diameter
95 mm / 3.74 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
91 mm / 3.58 in
Size | Length
91 mm / 3.58 in
95 mm / 3.74 in
95.6 mm / 3.78 in
Weight
747 g / 26.40 oz
484 g / 17.10 oz
485 g / 17.14 oz

Function

Angle Of View
107.8° Diagonal | 97.4° Horizontal | 74.4° Vertical
114.2° Diagonal | 104.3° Horizontal | 81.2° Vertical
114.2° Diagonal | 104.3° Horizontal | 81.2° Vertical
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
f/2.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
No
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
0.8
Focal Length
20 mm
14 mm
14 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
15.8 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.17x
0.12x
0.15x
Min Focus Distance
250 mm / 9.84 in
200 mm / 7.87 in
200 mm / 7.87 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2022-03-28
2018-01-08
2018-01-08
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